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English definition of “strike”
/strɑɪk/ v [I/T] (past tense and past participle struck /strʌk/, past participle stricken /ˈstrɪk·ən/) (CAUSE HARM)
› to bring sudden harm, damage, or injury to a person or thing: [T] It was a disease that struck mainly young people. [I] Many public health officials fear that a similar flu virus will one day strike again. [T] He was stricken with polio at the age of 13 and lost the use of his legs.